It's almost the weekend! There are lots of great activities planned. The weather is supposed to be beautiful so be sure to get out and enjoy the sunshine!
Railroads in the Parks at Lake Metroparks Farmpark
All Aboard! Head on out to the Lake Metroparks Farmpark to see some trains. The Western Reserve Model Railroad Museum will operate several displays including: Lionel O-gauge trains, Lego train layout, G-Scale Garden Railroad layout, and a Railroad photo exhibit by Ed Ribinskas.
There will also be an interactive play area for children where they can build a wooden train. *Additional $2 charge.
When: May 5-6, 2012
Where: 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd; Kirtland, OH 44094
Cost: FREE – $6
FREE Canton First Friday – It's a ZOO Art There!
Join the festivities in downtown Canton this Friday for the ‘It's a Zoo Art There' First Friday Celebration. There are a ton of activities packed into a few short hours. Stark Parks will be there with toads, turtles and tarantulas. And don't miss Outback Ray's Amazing Animal Show. A free screening of the movie Madagascar will be shown at The Palace Theatre. Come enjoy the animals and live musical entertainment.
When: Friday, May 4, 2012; 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Canton Arts District – between Cleveland Ave. and Market Avenue, and between 6th St. NE and Tuscarawas St. (map)
FREE Comic Book Day Super Celebration at The Toys Time Forgot
Bring the family down to The Toys Time Forgot to celebrate this nationwide event. They are planning a car cruise-in, free food, balloons and giveaways for kids, prize raffles, a surprise guest, and free comic books. Last year they gave away over 3,000 books! There are many other Northeast Ohio Stores participating as well.
When: Saturday, May 5, 2012; 11:00am – 8:00pm
Where: 137 E. Cherry St. Canal Fulton, Ohio 44614 (map)
Mrs. Nelson Has a Field Day performance by The Magical Theatre Company
Do your kids like the “Mrs. Nelson” books written by Harry Allard? If so, you don't want to miss the Magical Theatre Company's performance of Mrs. Nelson Has a Field Day based on the book. The performance is suggestions for families with children ages 5 and up.
- When: May 4-6, 2012
- Where: 564 W Tuscarawas Ave # 307, Barberton, OH 44203 (map)
- Opening Night: $11 for Regular Seating, $13 for Premium Seating
- All other performances: $0 for Regular Seating, $11 for Premium Seating
FREE Youth Fishing Derby at Brunswick North Park
Children ages 15 and younger can join in the fun friendly competition for a chance to win prizes. In addition to this weeks derby, there are many others taking place across Northeast Ohio over the upcoming weekends.
When: Saturday, May 5, 2012; 8:00am – 10:30am
Where: Brunswick City Parks’ North Park – 3595 Grafton Road, Brunswick OH (map)
The Big Red Wagon Spring Consignment Sale – Akron
The sales heads to Akron this weekend. Be sure to stop by to score some great deals. Don't forget than many items are discounted up to half off on Saturday. Want to know more about The Big Red Wagon?
Dates & Times: May 4-5, 2012
Location: 48 E Bath Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223 (map)
Cost: FREE Admission and Parking.
Have a great weekend!